All posts by Sam Draut
A Farewell to Derek Jeter’s 20-Year legacy
My first vivid memory of postseason baseball was the first pitch of Game 4 in the 2000 World Series. Derek Jeter sent Bobby Jones’ delivery deep into the New York night air for a home run, putting...
- Posted September 28, 2014
Louisville defeats Wake Forest 20-10
Louisville defeated Wake Forest 20-10 on Saturday at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. The Cardinals (4-1) trailed by three in fourth quarter, but responded with 13 unanswered points to seal their second victory in the ACC. QB...
- Posted September 27, 2014
Louisville defeats FIU 34-3
Louisville moved to 3-1 after a 34-3 route of Florida International in Miami, Florida on Saturday afternoon. Wait for it… Instead of starting at its scheduled time of 3:30, kickoff was pushed back to 4:40 because...
- Posted September 20, 2014
Louisville wins ACC opener over Miami 31-13
By Sam Draut In its inaugural game in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Louisville defeated Miami 31-13 in front of a record setting crowd of 55,428 at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium Monday night. It was the Cardinal defense...
- Posted September 2, 2014
Men’s basketball gains three commits over summer
By Alex Thomas– It was a busy summer for Rick Pitino as he and the rest of the Cardinal coaching staff hit the recruiting trail hard, securing three top prospects from the class of 2015. The first...
- Posted August 30, 2014
Russ Smith selected 47th in the NBA Draft
Russ Smith was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 47th pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night. Smith was then traded to the New Orleans Pelicans for Pierre Jackson. After leading the most successful four...
- Posted June 27, 2014
Three Cardinals selected in the first round of NFL Draft
By Sam Draut– For the first time in school history, three players from Louisville were selected in the first round of the NFL Draft. Safety Calvin Pryor was the first Cardinal taken, drafted by the New York...
- Posted May 9, 2014
Schimmel, Slaughter, Taylor selected in WNBA Draft
Shoni Schimmel was selected eighth in the 2014 WNBA Draft by the Atlanta Dream on Monday night. The 2014 All-American joins former Louisville star Angel McCoughtry, the two are the only two thousand point scorers in program...
- Posted April 16, 2014
Louisville falls to Maryland 76-73
Despite a heroic effort by Shoni Schimmel in the final thirty seconds, Louisville fell to Maryland 73-70 Tuesday night at the KFC YUM! Center. Down 70-62, Schimmel hit her first of three three-pointers to give the Cardinals...
- Posted April 2, 2014
Louisville advances to Elite Eight
Louisville cruised to a 73-47 victory over LSU on Sunday to advance to the Elite Eight. Shoni Schimmel led Cardinal scorers with 19 points and added six assists. Tia Gibbs hit five three pointers, finishing with 15...
- Posted March 31, 2014